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JBS USA INDUSTRIAL ENGINEER in Souderton, Pennsylvania

Position Title: Industrial Engineer

Department: Industrial Engineering

Location: Souderton, Pennsylvania

Salary Class: Exempt

Purpose & Scope: Key purpose of this position is to develop, install and maintain cost effective methods of manufacturing at the facility.

Principle Responsibilities: List and describe (in order of importance) the specific tasks, assignments, level of discretionary authority and/or functions performed.

  • Participates in initiation phase of new production lines to assist in design for cost effective manufacturing, layout, labor and efficiencies

  • Prepare detailed layouts of plant facilities to optimize utilization and product flow.

  • Develop, install and maintain equitable standards. Work includes the establishment of the format to be used in the development of standards data, crewing guides, reconciliation reports and the use of work-sampling techniques to resolve questions of operator utilization or performance.

  • Measure variances to standards, identifies out of control variances, investigates reasons and suggests solutions, installs and follow up.

  • Keeps tally of the method changes reducing cost of production and strives for budgeted goal. Completes daily/weekly labor efficiency report.

  • Keeps abreast for the trend of technology, investigates, installs most effective methods of manufacturing to keep company at competitive edge

  • Drive the use of processes throughout the business. Be a lead in process map training and drive the culture of continuous process improvement.

  • Assist in financial planning and cost analysis. (labor reporting and cost to produce analysis)

  • Selects appropriate techniques of work measurement and measures work contents of support labors. Installs standards, measures performance against standards.

  • Responsible for all equipment necessary to complete duties.

  • Responsible for labor issues relative to RE/Workload management with legal department, UFCW, Wage and Hour.

  • Educates plant personnel on work measurements and assists corporate with labor initiatives.

  • Update and maintain EASE standards and video server.

  • Frequent communication with senior team members concerning status of labor efficiency and projects.

  • Regular contact with IE team at corporate and other facilities.

  • Travel up to 25% a year.

  • Work environment: Must be able to work in areas of extreme heat, and cold conditions while in facilities.



  • Four-year degree in Engineering, or related field.


  • 2+ years’ experience in Food Industry beneficial.

  • Predetermined Time Software (EASE) experience beneficial

  • Advanced computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Office

  • General knowledge of machinery within kill/fabrication floors

  • Must be able to learn quickly and make good decisions

  • Must be able to work in a team environment and perform a variety of duties

  • Good technical skills

  • Ability to communicate fluently in English, both written and verbal